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Devaluing Degrees

Elimination of pay raises for teachers' master’s degrees in North Carolina could have major impact on budgets of education schools and their universities.

Getting Out of the Rut

Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.

New Presidents or Provosts: Cabrillo College, Carlow U., Columbus Technical College, Governors State U., Mount Royal U., New Mexico State U., Princeton U., U. of Cincinnati

Deborah Bordelon, dean of graduate studies at Governors State University, in Illinois, has been promoted to provost and vice president...

Setting Limits for Outsourcing Online

Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College, raising questions about where to draw the line in online partnerships between colleges and technology companies.

Back to the Drawing Board

Trustee association is putting together a high-profile committee to rethink board structure and role in the face of challenges, including talk about what role trustees should play in academics.

Personalities and Policies

A personal relationship between Governor John Kasich and Ohio State's Gordon Gee has helped shape state higher education policy. Many institutions stand to benefit -- but Ohio State’s potential long-term gains stand out.

Holding the Line

The annual amount families spent on college leveled off at about $21,000 after several years of decline, according to Sallie Mae survey, which finds families -- particularly high-income ones -- taking steps to limit their expenditures.

New Presidents or Provosts: Dordt College, John F. Kennedy U., North Dakota University System, Reedley College, Wayne State U., Western Washington U., Winona State U.

Sandra Caldwell, associate vice president for planning and improvement at Western Wyoming Community College, has been chosen as president of...